Medium Skin Pik Design

  • The Skin Pik design is local to Goroka and symbolises when when women came together to eat, those with higher status were treated to finer parts of the pig, the women of lower status were left to wait. The design speaks of independence and empowerment.
  • This Bilum is handwoven from acrylic and wool yarn as well as upcycled knitwear using traditional weaving techniques.
  • medium size body and medium strap length.
  • Adornments sold separately.

44cm wide
32cm high
93cm strap

Artisan weaver Susan Delphin, 45, has been weaving for 30 years. She lives with her husband and four children and is a senior leader in her community. Susan uses the income she earns from bilum to support her family, providing schooling for her children. Weaving is her joy - an intricate snake pattern is her signature, woven in the brightest hues.

Read more about The Weavers. 

To clean bag, remove pom pom and tassel, cold machine wash and line dry.

* Adornments sold separately

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